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Excellent dentist for gum contouring!!! Very thorough and considerate. I'm terrified of the dentist, and she's very sensitive to that and goes out of her way to make you feel at ease. I adore her!
Dr. Monica Crooks exudes confidence with her wide smile, as well as her depth of knowledge, talent, and professionalism. All my gum related issues are resolved
Kudos and the highest recommendation to Dr. Monica Crook and everyone at Sacramento! I got my gum contouring here. Great experience.
Having a beautiful smile is essential for making an excellent first impression and plays a significant role in how you express yourself. A confident smile elevates your mood and creates a sense of well-being. A healthy smile means you don’t have swollen gums that bleed easily, and your teeth are white, stain-free, and without decay.
Ideally, your gums should have an even smooth appearance, framing your teeth and complementing your facial features. If your gums are puffy and cover too much of your teeth, Laser gum contouring surgery may be right for you.
A gum contouring procedure is ideal for patients who suffer from periodontal disease or other gum conditions. Individuals who have gums that extend down too far can benefit as well. This advanced cosmetic dentistry procedure is used to create a perfect, harmonious gum line for you. It may be used in combination with veneers or dental implants to achieve the best results.
Gum contouring surgery is safe, comfortable, and can be completed in a single visit. First, Dr. Monica Crooks numbs your gums. Then she uses a diode laser to gently cut away excess gum tissue and sculpt a more uniform, balanced gum line.
Diode lasers cauterize while they cut, resulting in less bleeding and significantly reducing the chance of infection, as they sterilize the surgical site. The laser immediately seals the tissue, promoting a fast and relatively pain-free recovery.
Following the laser gum contouring procedure, you may experience some mild soreness, which can be managed with warm salt water rinses and over-the-counter pain meds. Discomfort, if any, is minimal and should not interfere with normal activities such as speaking, eating, and drinking.
Gum contouring procedures can help limit the effects of gingivitis or tooth loss. If your smile is too gummy, removing excess gum tissue may help slow the effects of tooth decay. Or if you suffer from any periodontal disease, contouring may eradicate it.
A gum contouring procedure is relatively quick easy, and the final results can be seen immediately. With the ease and comfort of a laser, the tissue heals quickly with minimal discomfort.
The top 5 benefits of gum contouring include:
We have the knowledge, experience, and skill to give you the most amazing smile ever! Find out if laser gum contouring surgery is right for you, call our office at 916-770-0795 or book online today!
The cost of gum contouring depends on the extent of treatment needed. Gum contouring is considered a cosmetic procedure and is not typically covered by most insurance companies.
However, as part of another periodontal procedure, such as crown lengthening, pocket reduction, or regenerative procedures, it may be considered medically necessary and covered by insurance.
During your initial consultation, Dr. Monica Crooks will examine your oral health and discuss your cosmetic goals before designing a personalized treatment plan with estimated costs.
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Are you looking for a Dentist in Sacramento, CA who has your best interests in mind? Look no further than the dental office of Dr. Monica Crooks, DDS. We have over 20 years of experience offering family and cosmetic dentistry services that you can trust. For all of your general, esthetic, or reconstructive dental needs, Dr. Crooks has the necessary skills to give you the smile of your dreams! Combining her artistic skill with state-of-the-art cosmetic dental techniques.
Meet Dr. Monica Crooks
It’s a fact of life that teeth turn yellow with age. Today, with Dr. Monica Crooks and her hygiene team on your side, yours don’t have to. Whether you are looking to improve your image or impress that special someone in your life, professional teeth whitening treatment will boost your appearance and confidence.Studies have shown that most people who use over-the-counter whitening products have had disappointing results. Don't let this happen to you. Contact Dr. Crooks to whiten your teeth today!Read More
Gum contouring is a simple laser procedure that can make a dramatic difference in the appearance of your smile! Dr. Monica Crooks can reshape or resculpt your gumline. The process of gum contouring involves removing excess gum tissue around your teeth. If you have gum recession, the procedure can restore gum tissue. Click the button below to learn more.Read More
Dental implants are one of the latest advancements in tooth replacement. You have likely come across someone with dental implants and didn’t realize it. Durable, long-lasting, and natural-looking dental implants have saved countless smiles. They are made of special bio-materials, and the procedure can be completed in one or two visits!If you have missing teeth, you could be a candidate for dental implants. Dr. Monica Crooks has experience in restoring beautiful smiles with dental implants. Let her show you how!Read More
If any member of your family has crooked, spaced or misaligned teeth, Dr. Monica Crooks’ provides several solutions to straighten them, including:
Orthodontic care isn’t a quick fix. Porcelain veneers, sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics,” can conceal minor gaps and misalignments, and create the appearance of a straight smile. However, porcelain veneers are recommended only for cosmetic reasons.Read More
The goal of pediatric dentistry is to help your child establish health-promoting behaviors and early on setting the stage for good oral habits throughout their life. Dr. Monica Crooks believes you should take your child to see her as early as age two. She has found that getting to know her, the staff, and the dental office environment helps to calm the fears of most children. Give your child the best start! Dr. Crooks and staff will ensure your child leaves feeling happy and excited about returning!Read More
While many dentists practice cosmetic dentistry, it’s important that patients contemplating cosmetic dentistry, take the time to research the dentist they are considering using. Dr. Monica Crooks is well-known locally for her inventive approach in delivering comprehensive oral health and for achieving esthetically pleasing results. When it comes to cosmetic restorations, Dr. Crooks has an artistic eye for creating beautiful smiles!Read More
The risk of oral cancer increases with age, tobacco, and alcohol use, along with exposure to human papillomavirus infection (HPV). Early detection safeguards your health by enabling any necessary treatment to happen when the problem is small and localized.Routine professional dental cleanings allow Dr. Monica Crooks and her team of highly trained hygienists, to detect and identify any suspicious changes early on. Don’t let any health concerns go unchecked!Read More
Low-Intensity Laser Therapy (LLLT) is an effective treatment for recurring herpes simplex infections. LLLT has been used mainly for the acceleration of wound healing and for pain therapy. It may also help with aching canker sores and herpes zoster infections. Recent studies have shown that LLLT can help canker sores and herpes to subside within a day or two.Read More
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